Chefs at Vintage Inns have developed a new vegan menu, following customer feedback on what vegan food people would like to see on the menu.
Burgers were one of the top choices, and as a result, the team worked on a spiced chickpea, aubergine and spinach burger, dressed with red pepper sauce, served with a pesto and tomato dip and roasted vegetable and grain salad.
Other options such as coconut curry and tagliatelle primavera were close winners, but were trumped by a classic burger.
Rachel Westwood, marketing manager at Vintage Inns, said: “Nationally, vegan dishes have grown in popularity over the course of 2018, and in line with this, we noticed a big increase in the number of guests ordering from our vegan menu across our pubs.
“We felt this represents a great opportunity to reflect on what our chefs have been rustling up across the country and examine what the UK public loves when it comes to eating vegan meals away from home.”
She added: “We look forward to our extended menu giving all our guests even more choice when it comes to plant-based meals when eating out.”
Vegan options at Vintage Inns pubs include a pine nut and carrot falafel served with ciabatta and a spiced red pepper dip, followed by the chickpea burger or a wild mushroom, beetroot and horseradish pasty. A roasted winter vegetable tart served with baby potatoes is also available as a main dish.
For dessert, a coconut milk sorbet with strawberries and raspberries is available.